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Minimum wage: State govts should determine what they can pay – Fayemi

Former Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State state government should determine what they can pay as minimum wage. Fayemi stated this in an interview of Channels Television’s Politics Today on Friday. The Federal Government and labour unions have been at…

New national minimum wage ready, awaiting legislative action- Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has revealed that a consensus has been reached on the long-debated new minimum wage between the Federal Government and organised labour. In his national broadcast to mark the 2024 Democracy Day in Abuja on Wednesday, Tinubu revealed…

Soludo cautions Tinubu against approving new minimum wage

Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra has advised President Bola Tinubu against approving a new minimum wage that states cannot afford to pay. Soludo gave the charge while speaking on The Platform, a programme by Lagos-based church, Covenant Nation, to mark…

Labour may resume strike Tuesday after rejecting N62,000, insists on N250,000

The Organised Labour has said it will not accept any N62,000 or N100,000 “starvation wage” as the minimum wage for Nigerian workers. It insisted on N250,000, being its latest demand at the last meeting of the Tripartite Committee on Minimum…

Breaking: Labour Shifts To ₦497,000, Rejects FG’s Fresh ₦57,000 Wage Proposal

The Organised Labour comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NlC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has again rejected a new offer of ₦57,000 minimum wage by the Federal Government. The Organised Labour rejected the government’s fresh offer, the third proposal…

NLC, TUC give Tinubu May 31 deadline to conclude on new minimum wage, reverse electricity tariff or face massive protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have given President Bola Tinubu-led administration until May 31, 2024, to conclude on a new minimum wage for civil servants. On Monday, after a joint National Executive…

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It’ll be difficult for Tinubu government to pay N100,000 minimum wage — Presidency

Bayo Onanuga, the Special Adviser on Information & Strategy to President Bola Tinubu has claimed that it would be difficult for the Nigerian government to peg the new proposed minimum wage at N100,000. Onanuga made this known on Monday in…

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Shettima inaugurates 37-man Tripartite Committee on new minimum wage

Vice President Kashim Shettima has inaugurated the Bukar Goni Aji-led 37-man Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage at the State House, Abuja. Shettima presided over the inauguration of the committee, representing federal and state governments, the private sector, and the…